As Joe likes to say this is a reel for the Steelhead or Atlantic salmon angler who wants to feel "Tweed" while wearing Superman under his clothes. Based on the classic wedding cake reel of traditional fly fishing on big and heavy reels; this reel looks good with ventilated sideplates but houses a beast of a machine inside with the signature Loop Power Matrix Drag System. This monstrous braking system will subdue the strongest of fish in the harshest conditions. The completely waterproof drag system benefits from a pronounced ‘click’ that signals “fish on” through your ears into your bloodstream. However if the nostalgic sound isn't what you want on a particular watershed it can be silenced. The Classic is completely corrosion resistant and benefits from a new ergonomic s-handle design with integrated leader retainer on the counterbalance. Each reel is individually numbered and presented in a handcrafted leather case.
Please note: Model 46 does not have the Power matrix drag system. It comes with a very light and smooth adjustable click and drag which functions in both directions. This function is designed only to prevent spool overrun.
- Housing and spool machined from one piece aircraft aluminium.
- Waterproof and salt tolerant.
- Components in stainless steel and anodised aluminium.
- All screws secured with Loc-Tite.
- Mechanized components from leading European manufacturers.
- Power Matrix Drag System.
- Easy-grip progressive brake knob.
- Precisely counterbalanced.